Valerie Frazier

Associate Professor and Director of the 1967 Legacy Program

Valerie Frazier teaches composition, American, African American, and ethnic literatures. Her research centers on contemporary African American, postcolonial, and women’s literature. In addition, she is currently working on a book on the critical reception of Gwendolyn Brooks.


Ph.D., English, University of Georgia
M.A., English, University of Georgia
B.A., English, College of Charleston

Research Interests

  • African American literature
  • Mulitcultural literature
  • Women's literature